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Waukegan To College creates brighter futures for students, families, and communities by preparing students to enroll in and graduate from college.
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Waukegan to College Apr 20
As comes to an end, we would like to take a moment to recognize our volunteers and celebrate all the great things they do for our students! A big thank you goes out to each and every one of our volunteers!
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Waukegan to College Apr 19
Be a part of the celebration! Join us at Glen Flora Country Club on October 20th! Celebrating 10 years of First-Generation Success.
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Waukegan to College Apr 18
We are so proud of Brandi and everything that she has accomplished as our AmeriCorps service member!
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Waukegan to College Apr 11
We took a visit to the plant in Kenosha, WI this week! Our students participated in a tour of the facilities and learned about careers and internships available at Ocean Spray. Many thanks to our hosts for welcoming us into their workplace!
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Waukegan to College Apr 3
Last week we held our first ever College Week for juniors! College week covered storytelling, career exploration, interview prep, and a college visit to @LFCollegeCollege week would not have been possible without the generosity of volunteers who donated their time and talents!
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Waukegan to College Mar 30
College visits are essential in putting together a list of where a student will apply during their senior year. To help out our juniors with their list, we took them to visit !
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Waukegan to College Mar 29
We have spent the last few days learning about the practice of law! We got the chance to practice our skills as a jury during a mock civil trial. A big thank you goes out to the Lake County Bar Association for hosting us & teaching our students about careers in the legal field.
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Salvi Law Mar 29
Partner Jennifer Ashley gave a presentation to local middle school students in the program about what it is like to be a trial lawyer. As part of her presentation, Jennifer helped the students take part in a mock trial!
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Waukegan to College Mar 27
Over the weekend we held a workshop on college admission. Our guest, Cindy Flores, an Admissions Counselor from went over what admission offices look for in a student. Our families even got the chance to practice their admission counselor skills during an activity!
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Waukegan to College Mar 26
We have had the pleasure of participating in St. James Lutheran Church lenten series this year and sharing our stories. Many thanks to both St. James Lutheran Church for inviting us and to our parents and students for participating.
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Waukegan to College Mar 16
For the past 2 weeks our students learned about the art of conflict resolution alongside a group of college students from Conflict resolution skills are essential for any leader to have! Many thanks to the college students & Professor Shailor for leading this series!
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Waukegan to College Mar 14
festivities are in full swing here at W2C this evening!
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Waukegan to College Mar 12
For our first of two workshops this month we spent some time learning about the basics of budgeting. Budgeting and preparing for college go hand in hand, and it was a great way to get the conversation about budgeting started!
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Waukegan to College Mar 7
Community service is one of the core values of so last weekend we spent some time packing meals at Libertyville. It was a great experience and we are looking forward to our next group service trip!
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Waukegan to College Feb 21
This week, W2C participated in "Introduce a Girl to Engineering" for high school girls at We learned about engineering & heard from women engineers. The day was extra special because W2C alum, Rosa works at GHA! Thank you GHA for inviting us to participate!
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Waukegan to College Feb 20
We spent the morning at yesterday learning all about paleontology, what goes into curating, and a bit about the history of games. It was a great way to spend a day off from school and the students enjoyed all of the activities!
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Waukegan to College Feb 19
We are holding an information session on March 6th from 6-7pm for prospective students and their families to learn more about what we offer. To RSVP for this event please visit our website and complete the registration form. We hope to see you there!
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Waukegan to College Feb 13
For our February workshop, we held a Summer Camp Fair! Our students met with representatives from all kinds of camps and learned about potential summer options for them. A huge thank you goes out to all of our guests for braving the winter weather and joining us for the fair!
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Waukegan to College Jan 31
Did you know W2C is also on Instagram? Follow our official W2C Instagram page to keep up with everything happening at W2C.
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Waukegan to College Jan 25
2 of our students were recently named 'Illinois State Scholars' by ISAC. The criteria for this honor includes high scores on the SAT, ACT or PSAE, as well as ranking in the top 10 percent of their high school class. Congrats to Estrella and Anjelica on this incredible honor!
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